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Chelsea Janes

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Under criticism, Buttigieg changes plans and will attend King Day event in South Carolina

The former South Bend, Ind., mayor and presidential candidate has struggled for support among black voters and drew rebukes for his planned absence from the commemoration honoring the slain civil rights leader. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg wins first endorsement from a black member of Congress

The former Indiana mayor has struggled to win support from black voters and leaders. His campaign hopes the endorsement of Rep. Anthony Brown provides a boost. → Read More

Buttigieg shifts to the center, embodying the Democratic primary’s rightward drift

Pete Buttigieg has moved to the right on health care, immigration and climate, liberals complain. It’s part of a Democratic primary whose initial leftward surge has slowed markedly. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar raises the heat in her rivalry with Pete Buttigieg

The Minnesota senator challenged the youngest candidate in the field about his relative lack of experience and his arguments against Washington insiders. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg takes aim at Democratic ‘purity tests’

Pete Buttigieg, facing recent liberal attacks, denounces Democrats’ “purity tests” at a Washington Post event. → Read More

Buttigieg releases ‘summary’ of his work for consulting firm McKinsey

In response to growing calls for transparency, the Democratic presidential candidate says he has asked the secretive firm to free him from his confidentiality agreement. → Read More

Sen. Kamala D. Harris drops out of presidential race

The senator from California has ended her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. She had qualified for the December debate but was in single digits in both national and early-state polls. → Read More

Harris faces uphill climb after ups and downs

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Sen. Kamala Harris had everything she needed to make her pitch. Big yellow cutout letters spelled "Justice for the People" on the stage behind her. White folding chairs splayed out ahead of her, most of them filled, and their occupants seemed happy to see her. Nothing smelled of a flailing campaign. "I'm spending a lot of time in what I am now thinking of and considering to be… → Read More

Harris faces uphill climb amid questions about who she is

Even after getting high marks in last week’s debate, the California Democrat hasn’t seen a wave of donations. → Read More

Mike Rizzo built contending Nationals teams before, but ‘personally, I needed to get here’

A team that Rizzo built is now a World Series champion. His legacy will be forever altered. → Read More

Howie Kendrick, unlikely World Series hero, comes through for Nationals one more time

Kendrick’s two-run, Game 7-deciding homer changed the legacy of this franchise and everyone in it. → Read More

Nationals’ Game 7 pitching plan: Max Scherzer will go until ‘he can’t pitch anymore’

After Scherzer, Washington will have plenty in the way of backup options. → Read More

Trea Turner out, Dave Martinez ejected: What happened on that bizarre interference call

The controversial call resulted in a lengthy review by the umpires before being ruled an out. → Read More

The Nationals are slumping at the worst possible time, and now ‘it’s do or die’

If Washington’s offense does not reemerge in Game 6, the Nationals’ improbable postseason charge will end. → Read More

Meet Joe Ross, the Nationals’ emergency starter in the most pivotal game in franchise history

That Ross would make another playoff start for this team is not surprising, but was hardly a sure thing either. → Read More

The Astros may have found a formula to get Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto out

The heart of the Nationals’ lineup has gone cold since coming home — and Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander are lined up next. → Read More

The scary history of the Nationals’ bullpen cast a shadow in Game 3

Rather than trust his relievers to get 15 outs, Manager Dave Martinez let An�bal Sánchez bat in a crucial spot. The gamble failed. → Read More

Things change, but Dave Martinez remains the even-keeled beating heart of the Nats

Manager of the NL champs is a little less caffeinated these days, but still solves the chemistry equation that is a well-run clubhouse. → Read More

The secret to the Nationals success? It’s two-out magic — and it’s no accident

The club has learned from previous postseason failures and put together a seasoned lineup that knows how to produce in the clutch. → Read More

With help from a starter, Dave Martinez manages to get 12 outs from his bullpen

Patrick Corbin works an efficient sixth before Tanner Rainey, Daniel Hudson and Sean Doolittle navigate the last three innings of Game 1 win. → Read More